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History eNews from Emerging America - January 30, 2019

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Published on Wed, 01/30/2019

NEWS

  • With the Federal Government open again, register now for the Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry. Earn stipend of $1,200. Meet new Mass History standards. Apply by March 1. Program and application info.
  • See below to register for a new session of the Emerging America World Geography and History course in Hudson, Mass! This session will fill right away.
  • Feb. 12 is Civics Trust Fund Lobby Day at the Massachusetts State House, organized by the Mass Civic Learning Coalition. Register.

TPS Teachers Network and the Appeal of Albums

https://tpsteachersnetwork.org/album/45474-keep-your-teeth-clean-animating-posters

Picture of man leaning on chair with the words "Wish or Work" - Those who really want a thing always work till they get it! Pluck Makes

Wish or work? Those who really want a thing always work till they get it. Pluck makes luck / / Hal Depuy, 1929

Click Link to See Animationhttps://vimeo.com/306716157, animation of https://www.loc.gov/item/2010650613?

EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA – Info & Registration.

Contact rcairn@collaborative.org.

HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets 15-hour Massachusetts requirement for high quality professional development on teaching students with disabilities and diverse learners. Grad credit available. Register.

  • Feb. 27 and March 6 – Northampton.
  • March 27 to May 7 – FULLY ONLINE!

NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION! World Geography and History: Designing Grades 6-7. Dive into the new standards. Grad Credit available. Register.

  • March 5 and April 4 – Hudson.

Teaching Grades K-5 Civic Engagement and Social StudiesInstructor Laurie Risler. Grad credit available. Register.

  • April 23 and May 21 – Northampton.

New: America Transformed: Teaching Westward Expansion Using Primary Sources. Instructors Michelle LeBlanc, Rich Cairn, and historian Heather Cox RIchardson

  • April 3 & April 10, 2019, 9am-3pm – Boston Public Library, Leventhal Map Center. Register with Leventhal.

Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry, NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers; applicants selected receive $1,200 stipend for travel and living expenses. Apply by March 1.  Information and Registration

  • July 7-12 – Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.
  • July 21-26 – – Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.

NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/

  • Primary Sources for Musical Learning: Exploring R. Nathaniel Dett in Vocal Ensembles
  • The League of Nations: Conflicting Opinions in Editorial Cartoons

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS – Across Massachusetts and the U.S.

  • February 4 – 6:30pm – Discovering New England Stone Walls with Kevin Gardner (Storrs Library, Longmeadow, MA)
  • February 11 – 5:30-5:30PM (registration)/5:50-7pm – Facing History and Ourselves: Community Conversations – Good Trouble in Hard Times (Boston Public Library) – Information and RSVP
  • February 12 – UMass Amherst: “The Cooking Gene: Tracing My African American History Through Food” – Information and Registration
  • March 18-19 – Framingham State University – Northeast Regional Confererence for the Social Studies – E Pluribus Unum: Out of Many, One. Speakers, resources, workshops, and a job fair. – Information and Registration Form

Summer 2019 Events:

  • Social Movements and Reform in Industrializing America: The Lowell Experience examines industrialization and reform, investigating historic resources of Lowell National Historical Park (MA), and visiting Old Sturbridge Village and Walden Pond – Information and Application
    • June 23-28
    • July 14-19
  • July 7-12 – Ford’s Theater – Teaching the Civil War: Civil War Washington (Fee for national participants includes airfare and housing in Washington, D.C.) – Information and Application
  • NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers – Living and Writing Deliberately: The Concord Landscapes and Legacy of Henry Thoreau – Concord, MA – Information and Registration
    • July 14-19
    • July 21-26
  • July 21-26 – Ford’s Theater – Teaching Reconstruction: The Seat of War and Peace (Fee for national participants includes airfare and housing in Washington, D.C.) – Information and Application  
  • Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry, NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers. $1,200 stipend. Apply by March 1.  Information and Application
    • July 7-12 – Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.
    • July 21-26 – Springfield, Sturbridge, Greenfield, Northampton, and Holyoke.

Other Resources:

Emerging America Blog Post: TPS Teachers Network and the Appeal of Albums

Each week, History eNews posts links to current highlights in the TPS (Teaching with Primary Sources) Teachers Network. While the ideas and discussion are well worth logging in for, the sharing-friendly Albums tool may be the feature that transforms how you create and share collections of materials—with your classroom, with colleagues, even with Facebook and any social media where you share links with others. Read the blog post.

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Karen Albano

History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano began working with the Emerging America program in 2015. She is currently the editor of the weekly History eNews, and has contributed to many facets of the Emerging America program, including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, and overseeing social media outreach.